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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Emma Theresa WEBLEY / TURNER

Born 1879 in Middle Irwin, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of John Brooks WEBLEY and Ellen Amelia BOOTH nee HUNT [15]
Married William James TURNER in Walkaway in 1899 [15]
Settled with her husband and children on Victoria Farm in Arrino in 1905[P2]
Her husband passed away in 1914 and she gave birth to their youngest child later that year [P2]
Following her husband's death her cousin Michael J. CARROLL managed VictoriaFarm until his death in 1925 [P2]
The farm was then managed by her eldest son William [P2], although under her management until at least 1949 [6]
Her niece Emma Theresa CARROLL resided with her on Victoria Farm in Arrino and assisted with cooking and household duties [P2]
Their home was telephone number Arrino-2 (in 1928 they were one of only four families in Arrino with the telephone connected) [60]
Donated a pair of fowls to the Three Springs Saint Patrick's Day Committee in 1928 [124]
She was among the 400 people who attended the Matrons and Benedicts Ball held in Three Springs on 31 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
Attended the Arrino Race Club's Annual Ball on Thursday 4 April 1929 in a dress of navy blue crepe de chine [4: 13-Apr-1929]
Hosted a Card Party at her home in Arrino on Wednesday evening 7 August 1935, which was attended by 60 people [5: 9-Aug-1935]
On leaving Arrino herself and her niece shifted to Perth where they lived with her daughters Emma and Mary [P2]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Mount Hawthorn [2]
Mother of John, William, Emma, Mary, Margaret, Albert and Annie [P2]
Died 22 March 1964; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, Lawn 2, N020) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Emma Theresa Webley / Turner' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 20 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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